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Acer Aspire 7745G-6384 w/ Core i7-720QM, 8GB, 1TB, DVD+/-RW, 17.3in HD, Radeon HD 5850, Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit, for $824cdn, also the ram is only at 1066mhz also do your think its a better buy than the laptop i just bought... i ask cause i still have time to return my new laptop.

http://www.futureshop.ca/en-CA/product/gateway-gateway-17-3-amd-quad-core-a8-3500m-laptop-nv75s03h-black-nv75s03h/10173018.aspx?path=d166fb3348082774a7ac2d81cbc65265en02

for $699cdn.

The reason that its $824 for that acer is because its discontinued item at a local shop.....
 
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The fusion you got has a nice res screen on it and best gpu in the fusion I think. Not sure why you'd want last gen i7, although I can't find specs for mobile 5850 but it may have a game edge but probably worse battery life too. But performance of fusion at low and medium seems fine. Really depends on what you want to play.

http://www.anandtech.com/Show/Index/4444?cPage=2&all=False&sort=0&page=5&slug=amd-llano-notebook-review-a-series-fusion-apu-a8-3500m
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Originally Posted by P3c4h2;14520648 
The fusion you got has a nice res screen on it and best gpu in the fusion I think. Not sure why you'd want last gen i7, although I can't find specs for mobile 5850 but it may have a game edge but probably worse battery life too. But performance of fusion at low and medium seems fine. Really depends on what you want to play.

http://www.anandtech.com/Show/Index/4444?cPage=2&all=False&sort=0&page=5&slug=amd-llano-notebook-review-a-series-fusion-apu-a8-3500m

netbookcheck 5850 is a tier 1 card where my 6740g2 is a tier 2 card......
 
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A 5850 is not a very powerful GPU. And personally, I wouldn't state that as a good price for the laptop since this machine is about $300 more and is entirely modern. tongue.gif
     
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Originally Posted by Imglidinhere;14523895 
A 5850 is not a very powerful GPU. And personally, I wouldn't state that as a good price for the laptop since this machine is about $300 more and is entirely modern. tongue.gif

Ya but for the price?????? thats over a thousand....compared to $824 or my $700 lappy......
 
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Quote:
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here is a link to a lenovo
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Lenovo+-+Laptop+/+Intel%26%23174%3B+Core%26%23153%3B+i7+Processor+/+15.6%22+Display+/+6GB+Memory+/+750GB+Hard+Drive+-+Black/2817149.p?id=1218353393465&skuId=2817149
pricier BUT you get 18 month 0% financing from bestbuy and it has a GT555M

Very very nice but its only a 15.6 inch i wanna keep it to the 17.3"s
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Imglidinhere;14523895 
A 5850 is not a very powerful GPU. And personally, I wouldn't state that as a good price for the laptop since this machine is about $300 more and is entirely modern. tongue.gif

Stop spreading misinformation.

The GTX460m and the 5850 are equal in terms of graphical performance in most games.

Definitely NOT worth the $300+!
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the 5850 is a downclocked 5870.

the 5870 is faster than a 460m

so if you overclock it will be just as fast. NOT worth $300 to go with a 460
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????? so is everyone suggesting that that laptop for $824 not a good deal????
 
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